Following the agreement at the end of last month between the legislative bodies of North and South Vietnam on the reunification plan which was drawn up in November by committees from both sides, teachers and revolutionaries throughout the south have started preparing the groundwork of the plan.
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Background: Following the agreement at the end of last month between the legislative bodies of North and South Vietnam on the reunification plan which was drawn up in November by committees from both sides, teachers and revolutionaries throughout the south have started preparing the groundwork of the plan.
As part of the reconstruction of the country, workers throughout the country have been returned to their birthplaces, and provided with government financed work. This process is called "relocation". Many of those who are relocated are still remembered in their home towns and villages.
One such man is Mr. Nguyen Kian Van Nham, who is 32 years old, and joined the National Liberation Front when he was sixteen years-old to fight for the liberation of his country. Since the end of the war, he has changed his job to that of helping people who are being relocated. He organises the convoys of citizens being moved from one area to another and helps drive the lorries carrying their possessions.
Another Cadre working in the Mekong Delta, is Mrs. Nguyen Nhan, who is the Education Cadre for the area. She was born in South Vietnam and was a teacher for the old French colonial authorities in the early nineteen fifties. She has been working for the Vietnam Revolution for the past thirty years.
Mrs. Nhan has travelled and lived in many countries which have Socialist economic and social systems in order to improve her work and knowledge for kindergarten programmes. She now tours the Mekong Delta area, meeting teachers and discussing with them their work.
The relocation of the population is helping south Vietnam in many ways. It is taking people out of the over-crowded cities, rehabilitating them into the country, and providing them there with work. This helps to reduce the problems of unemployment and housing in the cities, and is playing a major role in increasing the country's agricultural productivity, which is so important to its survival.
SYNOPSIS: Now that the Vietnam war is over, the new Communist regime in the South of the country is encouraging former revolutionaries to help prepare the groundwork for the reconstruction of a united Vietnam. The relocation of the population has a very high priority, and among the revolutionary workers now helping the process, is Mrs. Nguyen Thi Nhan, who is an education Cadre in the Mekong Delta.
She was born in the area and was a teacher under the old French colonial authority in the early nineteen fifties. She has been working for the Vietnam revolution for the past thirty years. She is part of the process of rehabilitation.
Mrs. Nhan has travelled and lived in many countries which have Socialist economic and social systems, in order to improve her work and knowledge of kindergarten work. She now tours the Mekong Delta, meeting teachers and discussing their work. Relocation is reducing problems in the cities, and increasing Vietnam's agricultural production.